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Ham 'N' Corn Fritters

 Ham 'N' Corn Fritters
Here's an old-fashioned recipe that's welcome at any meal. The pretty golden fritters are a perfect addition to a down-home breakfast or brunch in place of typical pancakes. You'll be amazed at how quickly they disappear. —Nelda Cronbaugh, Belle Plaine, Iowa
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + standing Cook: 15 min.


  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn, cooked and drained
  • 1 cup chopped fully cooked ham
  • Oil for deep-fat frying


  • Separate eggs; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. In a
  • large bowl, beat egg yolks until slightly thickened. Beat in milk.
  • Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and pepper; add to
  • yolk mixture and mix well. Stir in corn and ham.
  • In a small bowl, beat egg whites on high speed until stiff peaks
  • form. Fold into the corn mixture.
  • In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Drop
  • batter by heaping tablespoonfuls, a few at a time, into hot oil. Fry
  • until golden brown, about 1 minute on each side, turning with a
  • slotted spoon. Drain on paper towels. Yield: 2 dozen.